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Mastering Posted on 2017-05-15 by Priscilla Colon

  1. Mastering is:  
    Your Answer: . All of the above
  2. ________ adds a low level noise to your audio signal to make quantization errors less noticeable.  
    Your Answer: Dither
  3. Data is encoded on a CD using:  
    Your Answer: LPCM - Linear Pulse Code Modulation
  4. __________ is the Red Book CD Standard for sample rate and bit depth.  
    Your Answer: 44.1 kHz and 16 bit
  5. RMS metering is a measure of:  
    Your Answer: the average amplitude based on a mathematical algorithm. 
  6. Loudness is achieved by:  
    Your Answer: Compressing and limiting at different gain stages reducing the dynamic range and boosting the overall volume of the audio signal.
  7. Dither is used to:  
    Your Answer: Fix quantization errors due to lowering sample rate and bit depth.
  8. The period of time from the early 90s to early 2000s where we saw less and less dynamic range in our music and more and more relative loudness was referred to as the:  
    Your Answer: Loudness Wars
  9. Relative Loudness is a term that refers to how loud a song is ______________.  
    Your Answer: compared to other songs.
  10. PQ code is:  
    Your Answer: Data that is encoded on the first 2 of 8 channels of subcode on the CD.
  11. Peak metering is a measure of:  
    Your Answer: the amplitude of a waveform instantaneously as the waveform is playing back.
  12. One of the earliest uses of something resembling _________ was during WWII when it was found that steady vibrations reduced the errors of trajectory calculation computers.  
    Your Answer: Dither
  13. A song can be made 100% ready for duplication, including, metadata such as ISRC codes and SKU numbers using Pro Tools.  
    Your Answer: False

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